Raccoon Review

A Weekly Communication Tool for Rice Elementary Staff

Campus Goals

  1. Ensuring ALL students are in attendance.
  2. Cultivating a climate that welcomes students and parents.
  3. Creating opportunities for students to use and increase critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  4. Moving from Parent Involvement to Parent Engagement.

Staff Shout Outs

Thank you to everyone who made Specials Night a success!!! Our families loved the event!!!

Week at a Glance: February 18th-22nd

Random Acts of Kindness Week


Staff Development

Tuesday-White Day

3rd/4th ELA PLC

7:00-Content Leader Meeting

1st/2nd Grade ELA Leadership Team Meeting

4th Math Planning Day

Wednesday-Black Day

3rd/4th Math PLC

1st/2nd Grade Math Leadership Team Meeting

3:45-TELPAS Online Test Administrator Training in PLC Room

Thursday-Red Day

1st Grade PLC

3rd/4th Grade ELA Leadership Team Meeting

Friday-White Day

7:30-9:00-2nd Grade Gift of Time/PLC

Go Texan Day (Rotations in Specials)

Poster Method Friday

Chili Cook Off

TELPAS: Turn in Math Writing sample to TELPAS Box.

2:00-Rice Way Pep Rally

Go Texan Day and Staff Chili Cook off

Friday, Feb. 22nd, 7:30am-3pm

Rice Elementary

Go Texan Day

Staff and students are encouraged to wear their western gear. Students will have rotations during their specials time that includes western art, line dancing, and horseshoe throwing.

Chili Cook Off

February 22nd, we will have a Staff Chili Cook Off. If you want to enter, please sign up on the Lounge door. We will also have plenty to eat, so even if you don't enter, sign up to bring the chili fixins, favorite appetizer, drinks, or desserts for all to enjoy for lunch on that day. We will set up in the Library.

Prizes include: bragging rights, a yummy cookie prize, and a whole lot of love from your Rice Family!!!

Staff Updates

Plans for next year

Please use the link below to complete the plans for next year form. I ask that ALL staff complete this form by March 1st.


Staff Birthdays